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Webmaster Peter Kurn

Sept. 9, 1898    Inaugural meeting of the Stratford Lawn Bowling Club 
using leased land on Albert St. just east of the Albert Street Inn

July 1899    New greens ready for use in the Albert Street location

Oct. 1901    SLBC purchased property on north side of Ontario St. (west 
of 272 Ontario Street - site of present Drake Dental Clinic)

1915   Ontario Street site was sold to a local contractor who wished to 
build three houses there.

1915   SLBC negotiated with Stratford Parks Board for the Lakeside Drive 
property, until 2019 when the Festival Theatre took over the property to replace the Patterson theatre with a new building.

May 29, 1931  Official opening of additional greens with new lighting 
system and SLBC being given space in the Casino for use as a clubhouse.

SLBC played on Lakeside Drive site 104 years.

 

SLBC has been relocated to the Municipal Golf Course June 2019.